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The Appraiser’s Diary: Spring Planning

The Appraiser’s Diary: Spring Planning

            Spring is here! The ice is melting. Whatever your resources, now is the time to unleash them. The warm sun urges you to come forward to take advantage of the good weather. Everything that has lain dormant in winter comes alive. In spring not only lovely flowers bloom abundantly, but antiques and collectibles crop […]

by · April 3, 2016 · 0 comments · Appraiser's Diary, Feature Article
B-17 Bomber Gas Station – Milwaukee, Oregon …the rest of the story

B-17 Bomber Gas Station – Milwaukee, Oregon …the rest of the story

by Carol Mobley Have you ever been browsing in an antique shop and happened upon an interesting postcard that you felt inclined to learn more about? Or perhaps you came across an interesting photo in a collection you purchased or inherited. Well this happened to me when I found this particular card in a collection of vintage postcards and paper […]

by · April 3, 2016 · 0 comments · Feature Article
What Is It? April 2016

What Is It? April 2016

We had many correct guesses to our What Is It for April. The official description is that it is a bronze hemming bird. It is probably 19th Century English. It clamps to a table. The beak opens to grip cloth—and free a hand—when the tail is pinched; delicate fabrics are pinned to the cushion at the top. Denny Dahl of […]

by · April 2, 2016 · 0 comments · Feature Article, What Is It?
An Irish-American Tradition Early 20th Century St. Patrick’s Day Postcards

An Irish-American Tradition Early 20th Century St. Patrick’s Day Postcards

By Roy Nuhn Legend has it that many an Irishman, upon departing his native village to go to America, would pause for a second and tuck a bit of turf into his slender luggage. Thus, though in time he became an American citizen, a piece of his beloved Emerald Isle would always be near his heart. This love for both […]

by · March 2, 2016 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Colorado Antique Gallery Celebrates 24 Glorious Years

Colorado Antique Gallery Celebrates 24 Glorious Years

                  For 24 years, antique enthusiasts have been flocking to 5501 South Broadway to peruse the “Miles of Aisles” at the Colorado Antique Gallery.  This March, they are celebrating their 24th Anniversary with a month long super sale. Many of their 285 vendors are offering up to 50% off.  The Annual Anniversary […]

by · March 2, 2016 · 0 comments · Feature Article